A Look Into the 2020 ICF Global Coaching Study

A Look Into the 2020 ICF Global Coaching Study

Last September, the International Coach Federation (ICF) released the long-awaited 2020 ICF Global Coaching Study. This study is the fourth major study on the size and scope of the coaching profession in 2019. The ICF published the first study in 2007 followed by studies in 2012 and 2016. The study was based on responses from 22,457 people worldwide across 161 countries and astonishingly, in nine languages.  The coaching profession has evolved and grown beyond any stretch of the … [Read more...]

Obtaining The ACC Coaching Credential

Obtaining The ACC Coaching Credential

Are you a new coach looking to establish yourself in the coaching profession?  If your answer is Yes, then the ACC coaching credential is a great place to start.  About The ACC Credential The ACC, known as the Associate Certified Coach credential, is provided through the International Coach Federation (ICF), and it is the first credential offered to new/less experienced coaches.  The ICF accreditation provides coach-training programs through approved training providers … [Read more...]

Recognizing ICF Coaches Through Digital Badging

Recognizing ICF Coaches Through Digital Badging

Thanks to digital technology, ICF coaches are now being recognized through the use of digital badging which has become a valuable tool to many professionals across diverse fields. The ICF Credentialed Coaches The ICF offers the only globally recognized, independent credentialing program for coach practitioners. ICF Credentials are given to experienced coaches who have met rigorous education, experience requirements and have demonstrated a thorough understanding of the coaching … [Read more...]

International Coaches Federation: The Global Leader in Coaching

International Coaches Federation: The Global Leader in Coaching

The International Coaches Federation, established in 1995, is presently the leading global organization, with over 20,000 members.   ICF: A Global Leader in The Coaching Industry Thomas Leonard, a professional coach, founded the International Coach Federation (ICF) in 1995 as a nonprofit organization for fellow coaches to support each other and grow the profession.  By May 1996, there were more than sixty ICF Chapters established worldwide.  The International … [Read more...]

The International Coach Federation: The ICF Kenya Charter Chapter

The International Coach Federation: The ICF Kenya Charter Chapter

Thanks to global coaching organizations such as the International Coach Federation, the number of coaching professionals has soared over the last few years in several African countries like the Republic of Kenya.  About The International Coach Federation  The International Coaching Federation (ICF) is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification, and building a worldwide network … [Read more...]

The ACC ICF Path to a Successful Career in Life Coaching

The ACC ICF Path to a Successful Career in Life Coaching

Do you consider yourself a good life coach and seeking certification to make you an even better coach? If yes, then consider the ACC ICF credential.  It is a great certification for individuals just starting out in the life coaching profession or those who have been in the business for a while. What is The ACC? The ACC is the acronym for the Associate Certified Coach credential offered through the International Coach Federation (ICF).  The International Coach Federation is the … [Read more...]

Finding ICF Certified Coach Training Programs in Germany

Finding ICF Certified Coach Training Programs in Germany

Are you new to coaching and wondering how you can find an ICF certified coach training program in Germany? Regardless of if you just relocated there or you are a long time resident, we might be able to help locate a few reputable organizations for you to choose from. About Germany: The Heart of Europe For those not familiar with Germany, it is the seventh-largest country in Europe. It encompasses an area of 137,847 square miles, of which 34,836 square miles is covered by land, and … [Read more...]

Advancing Your Career With The ICF MCC Certification

Advancing Your Career With The ICF MCC Certification

The ICF MCC certification represents the highest level of achievement in coaching and identifies you as an exceptionally skilled coach. And so, if you are ready to advance to the next level in your coaching career, how about obtaining this credential from the International Coach Federation. About The ICF: A Globally Recognized Organization The International Coach Federation, founded in 1995, is the leading global organization for coaches, with more than 25,000 members and 12,000 … [Read more...]

Ready for a Change? Go the ACC Certification Route

Ready for a Change? Go the ACC Certification Route

The ACC certification is the most basic of the certifications available and designed for coaches who have some coaching experience and training. As a new coach, earning the ACC certification from the International Coach Federation (ICF) is a significant recognition of your progress and achievement.  There are no laws that say you have to be a certified life coach before you can become a coach. However, some coaches feel having a certification makes them a better coach and there are … [Read more...]

ICF Life Coaching Definition: Does Life Coaching Really Work?

ICF Life Coaching Definition: Does Life Coaching Really Work?

The ICF life coaching definition is the most widely recognized definition in the coaching industry.  It clearly explains the relationship between the coach and the client (coachee).  The ICF Life Coaching Definition The International Coaching Federation (ICF) defines coaching as "partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential."  Coaching is a unique service and differs significantly from … [Read more...]